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TEEN LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Program length and fees are listed next to each program.

Class size is up to 20 teens. I hold a Masters Degree in Library Science,

+I am fully insured.

Animal Lovers Club Programs

Teens will receive 1 hour of community service credit.

 Unless you prefer to drop off a project, I drop all projects off  to animal shelters. I always include a letter with the library and librarian's name too!  Finished projects are donated to: Babylon Animal Shelter, Save-a-Pet, North Fork Animal Shelter, The Humane Society, The Patricia Ladew Foundation + many more, depending on need/projects requested by the shelters. 

PRICING:

All community service programs for teens in Suffolk County are $325

All community service programs for teens In Nassau County are $375

All food + fun programs are $395

Grab + Go Kits are $325 for 20 kits *Kits are listed in Red

Adopt Me Bandanas

Teens will create adorable bandanas that shelter pets can wear to adoption events! These bandanas will help to promote each animals' adoption. 

as kits- includes tutorial, fabric quarter, + iron on patch 


Adoption Boards For Shelter Pets

Teens will create adoption boards with pictures, stickers, scrapbook paper

and other embellishments. Boards will be donated to shelters

to help promote the adoption of long-time shelter animals! 

NEW! Adoption Foster Bags 

Let’s decorate tote bags with an animal theme
for those fostering shelter animals! These bags
will be filled with some much needed items for
foster families.

 

NEW! Animal Shelter Appreciation Kits

Teens will create cards + small canvas bags to donate

to give to animal shelter staff/volunteers+ brighten their day.

Kits will also include much needed items like

lip balm, snacks + more. 

as kits *inlc. canvas bag + alphabet stencil

NEW! Are You Kitten Me? Beach Frames

Teens will design frames to donate

to the animal shelter. They will add adorable pics of kittens

in these frames for new adopters! 

as kits, incl. frames + embellishments *patrons needs paint  

BFF Totes for Pets  

Using stencils and/or creating their own art,

 design totes to hold your pet's favorite things! 

as kits- includes tote bag + paw print stencils

Bird Toys for the SPCA

Let's not forget about those adorable birds! 

Teens will create toys for birds which will promote their adoption.

These will keep them busy while they wait for a forever home.

Teens will also create bags + cards for new adopters of birds.                    

as kits - includes beads, burlap, buttons + bag to decorate

Caturday 

Let's not forget about those adorable shelter cats! Teens will

create at least 3 different toys for cats which will promote their adoption.         These will keep them busy while they wait for a fur-ever home.

as kits - incl. tutorial + materials to make 3 toys

Crafty Cat Collars 

Teens will create crafty collars for cats with flowers

and other embellishments.

These will make shelter cats shine in photos! 

*Teens will be using a glue gun*

as kits: incl. tutorial, fabric, velcro + flower

Crafty Dog Collars 

Teens will create crafty collars for dogs with flowers

and other embellishments.

These will make shelter dogs shine in photos! 

*Teens will be using a glue gun*

as kits: incl. tutorial, fabric, velcro + flower

NEW! Floral Frames for Shelter Pets 

Design beautiful frames with paint and other embellishments. 

New adopters will add a favorite picture! 

as kits, incl. frames + embellishments *patrons needs paint 

Frames for Neonatal Kittens 

Teens will design beautiful frames with paint, feathers and other embellishments. We will donate them to the animal shelter so they can add picture of kittens. New adopters will receive these frames and will cherish them as they look back on how little their kitten was! 

*Babylon Animal Shelter featured these frames at a  

fundraising event and they were a huge hit!

as kits, incl. frames + embellishments *patrons needs paint 

Gone Fishin' 

Teens will create 2 adorable fishing poles for cats.

+will stuff felt with batting and cat nip and attach it to a wooden dowel. 

    These toys keep cats busy while they wait for a fur-ever home.

*Teens will be using a glue gun*

as kits: incl. tutorial + materials to make 2 projects

NEW! Have Pets, Will Travel 

Let's create a beautiful piece of art with a travel theme! We will include pics of adoptable shelter pets. 

NEW! No Regrets: ID Your Pets + Essentials Presentation 

Teens will create name tags for their pets using shrinky dink paper.

 They will then attach them to key chains & add a charm at home.

Charms + keychains are provided during the class.

We will also discuss much needed everyday items that their pets may need.

*Due to time constraints, please note that teens will bake their

shrinky dinks at home.

as kits *inlc. paper, prints, keychains + jump rings

NEW! Our Furry Friends: Painting Fur Adopters 

Teens will paint a beautiful animal-themed painting onto mini canvas.

These will be adopted to new adopters.  

as kits, inlc. tiny canvas + paint

NEW! Pet Appreciation Collage  *Fun Program*

Bring in a few photos of your own pet/pets + create a beautiful piece of art.

 as kits, inlc. canvas + some materials 


Pet Emergency Tote Bags 

We will create kits for your pet in the event of an
emergency. The kit will be filled with most needed items for cats and dogs.
This is also a great project to donate to your local animal shelter. When
booking, please let me know if you want the kits to be for your teens to
keep or as a shelter donat
ion.

as kits, incl. tote bag, tutorial + list of items.

The Pet Pantry Program 

Teens will create kits for people and pets who have fallen on hard times. 

Kits will be filled with some of the most needed items for cats and dogs.
Teens will also create special cards with well wishes.

These will be donated to people & pets in need.

Pet Pawty!

Teens will work in teams to create banners, bags, cards + treat jars for pets that have been at the shelter for a longer time. We hope that this celebration will bring them luck! 

Pet Treat Jars

 donate $325 (Suffolk) / $375 (Nassau) 

to keep $395

We will create adorable treat jars using treat-themed washi tape, stickers, ribbon + tiny animals for the lid!  

as kits- includes tutorial, jar, tiny dog, ribbon + bone for decoration

Placemats 4 Pets 

Using special paper, vintage books & more, teens will create 

placemats for their pets, or for shelter animals.

We will also laminate them for a long lasting effect. 

 as kits, includes, tutorial, paper, stickers + laminating sheets 

Pom Pom Cat Toys

 Teens will create at least pom pom cat toys for cats.

  These will keep them busy while they wait for a fur-ever home.

*Teens will be using a glue gun*

as kits, incl. tutorial, tubes, pom poms + ribbon; *patrons need glue + hole punch

Senior Shelter Pet Day

Let's not forget about those special senior shelter animals! Teens will

        create crafts which will promote the adoption of senior shelter animals.         

Tacky Bandanas for Cats & Dogs:

Let's help shelter pets look adorable

in these hilarious tacky bandanas. 

Perfect for holidays + seasons: Easter, Spring, Summer, Halloween + Christmas 

Welcome Kits for New Adopters

Teens will create welcome kits for new pet adopters.

Kits will be filled with some of the most needed items for cats and dogs.
Teens will also create "thank you for adopting" cards.

Kits will be donated to your local animal shelter. 

What a Pittie! (+Shrinky dinks!) 

The focus of this program is to get teens involved in caring about Pitbulls.

We will discuss Breed Discrimination, and how teens can help to change the public's view of Pitbulls. Teens will take part in a special shrinky dink art-themed project to bring positive exposure to these animals.  

as kits, incl. paper, print outs, charms, keychains + jump rings 

NEW! Wild Animal Totes 

Choose from hundreds of wild animal-themed stencils+ create a wild animal tote to donate to the amazing S.T.A.R. Foundation! 

You've Got Mail! (for cats)  

Make an adorable "D.I.Y. letter" for shelter cats. 

 We will stuff it with batting and catnip, sew it and add

a message with fabric markers.  

 as kits, includes all + tutorial

Vintage Shelter Pet Art

Using Mod Podge and old time embellishments, teens will create a vintage collage on canvas featuring shelter pets.

Each picture will help to promote each animals' adoption.

as kits + materials to keep for your own pet 

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SEASONAL PET PROGRAMS: October - December

Spooky Frames for Shelter Cats & Dogs:

We will paint frames with a spooky theme. New adopters will have a HOWLING good time seeing their newly adopted pets' portraits in these!  

as kits *inlc. frames + embellishments

 

Stuff-A-Stocking & Cards for Shelter Cats & Dogs:

Shelter pets deserve holiday gifts too!

We will stuff stockings with toys and treats.

We will also make special cards to help promote adoption.  

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Community Service Programs For People In Need

Teens will receive community service credit.

*finished projects are donated to: Various Nursing Homes, Warrior Ranch,  Help for People, CAST, Long Island Lending a Helping Hand and many more, depending on need/projects requested by organizations. 

Aprons To Donate

Teens will design an apron with food-themed stencils to donate to children in need.

They will also enjoy store bought cookies while they decorate.

Please note that the cookies contain allergens including nuts, dairy, gluten.

as kits *apron + alphabet stencils

NEW! Assisted Living Appreciation Kits

Teens will create cards + small canvas bags to donate

to give to assisted living staff + brighten their day.

Kits will also include much needed items like

lip balm, snacks + more. 

as kits *inlc. canvas bag + alphabet stencils

NEW! Bags of Love For Foster Children 

Teens will decorate tote bags and create cards for foster children.

These bags will be filled with some much

needed items for foster children.

as kits *inlc. totes + alphabet stencils

 Beach Frames To Donate 

Design beautiful frames with shells. starfish and

other embellishments to donate! 

as kits, incl. frames + embellishments *patrons needs paint 

 

Bibs + Bags for Babies in Need  

Teens will decorate bibs with special messages

for babies in need. Teens will also decorate canvas bags for new mothers to use. 

as kits *inlc. bag, bib, stencils 

NEW! Bingo For A Cause!  

Teens will compete in several rounds of Bingo.

They will win a prize to Keep and a prize to donate to people in need! 

NEW! Birthday Frames for Children in Need

*These will be donated to Long Island Lending a Helping Hand 

Teens will create beautiful birthday-themed frames for children in need. 

as kits *inlc. frames + paint 

Birthday Kits for Charity 

*These will be donated to Long Island Lending a Helping Hand 

Teens will work together to create special Birthday Kits for

those less fortunate. Kits will include cake mix, handmade cards and a gift.

Everyone deserves to celebrate their birthday! 

NEW! Cape + Cards

 Let’s design capes + cards for kids who are receiving treatment for
pediatric illness at Stony Brook Hospital.

as kits *inlc. cape+ alphabet stencils

NEW! Chemo Care Kits

 We will create inspirational cards + totes for kids who are

receiving chemo + help brighten their day! 

as kits *inlc. tote + card materials 

Craft Kits to Donate 

Teens will put together craft kits to donate to LI Lends a Helping Hand.

Teens will make a difference to those in need! 

NEW! Decades Memory Collage  

Teens will create beautiful decades-themed collages to donate

to assisted living residents. These will help spark precious memories.

as kits *inlc. canvas + materials 

First Responder Kits to Donate 

Teens will create cards + small canvas bags to donate

to First Responders + brighten their day.

Kits will also include much needed items like

lip balm, trail mix + more. 

as kits *inlc. canvas tote + alphabet stencils

NEW! Greetings, Seniors! 

One of the most asked for items are beautiful greeting cards

with room to add a special message!

Teens will create these seasonal cards + to donate

to assisted living residents. 

The Kindness Exchange  

Teens will create a jar filled with inspirational

messages They will exchange it with another

teen during the program. This is a wonderful way to give back! 

as kits *inlc. jar + paper

Lavender Sachets to Donate 

Teens will create Lavender Sachets to donate to senior citizens + brighten their day .

Make-up Bags for Those In Need 

Teens can choose from hundreds of stencils to

write special messages of hope onto canvas make-up bags. 

We will also fill them with a few much needed items.  

*teens are welcome to bring in additional non-perishable items to add to their bags. 

 as kits *incl. make up bag + markers 

Meals on Wheels Placemats 

Using special paper, vintage books & more, teens will create 

placemats for adults who participate in Meals on Wheels. 

We will also laminate them for a long lasting effect. 

These will be donated to organizations that help Meals on Wheels

as kits *inlc. laminating sheets + materials 

Memory Jars for Assisted Living Residents 

Teens will create a memory jar filled with nostalgic questions

for assisted living residents to reflect on. 

This is a wonderful way to give back as all jars will be donated. 

as kits *inlc. jar + materials 

Onesies For Babies in Need  

Teens will decorate onesies with special messages

for babies in need. Teens will also create special cards. 

 as kits *onesie + stencils 

Painting for a Purpose (for Assisted Living Residents) 

Teens will create special works of art for adults at assisted living homes. 

Residents can use them to brighten up their rooms. 

as kits *inlc.canvas + brushes 

NEW! Patriotic Garland to Donate  

Teens will create a gorgeous Patriotic-Themed Garland using fabric.

 This is a wonderful way to give back, as Warrior Ranch

or another organization in need.  

Patriotic Jars to Donate  

Teens will create a jar filled with nostalgic questions + kind phrases 

for veterans reflect on. This is a wonderful way to give back as, all jars will

be donated to the Warrior Ranch or another organization in need.  

as kits *inlc. jar + materials 

NEW! Pencil Cases to Donate 

Teens will design pencil cases to donate to LI Lends a Helping Hand.

We will also add some much needed school supplies.

Teens will make a difference to those in need! 

as kits *inlc. canvas case + stencils

 Placemats for Assisted Living Residents 

Using special paper, vintage books & more, teens will create 

placemats for adults at assisted living homes. We will also laminate them.

as kits *inlc. laminating sheets + materials 

Potholders for Those in Need  

Teens will decorate potholders with special messages + art.

hour of community service given 

as kits *2 potholders + stencils 

NEW! Pressed Flower Bookmarks to Donate 

*This program is $395*

Teens will create pressed flower bookmarks to donate to

senior citizens + brighten their day.

as kits *inlc. clear bookmark + flower sheet

NEW! Pressed Flower Cards to Donate 

Teens will create pressed flower cards to donate to

senior citizens + brighten their day.

as kits *inlc. special paper + flowers

Reusable Grocery Bags For Seniors 

Using stencils and/or creating their own art

+ design reusable grocery bags for seniors. 

These will be donated to seniors to brighten their day. 

as kits *inlc. totes + stencils

Senior Busy Kits to Donate 

Teens will create puzzles, games + cards to donate to senior citizens

+ brighten their day .

as kits *incl. diy puzzle + card materials*

NEW! Tea Time for Seniors

Teens will create beautiful gift bags + greeting cards

for seniors. We will add some tea-themed items 

 to donate to seniors at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center. 

as kits *inlc. gift bag + card materials 

Teen Inventors 

Teens will break into groups and come up with an original
invention. They will also learn how to come up with a business plan
as well as presentation skills. Gift cards will be given out to the winners.

Toiletry Totes to Donate 

Teens can choose from hundreds of stencils to

write special messages of hope onto canvas tote bags. 

We will also fill them with a few much needed items.  

These will be donated to an organization which helps people in need

*teens are welcome to bring in additional non-perishable items 

to add to their bags.

as kits *inlc. totes + alphabet stencils

Trick-Or-Treat Bags to Donate 

*Seasonal Sept/Oct

Teens will decorate tote bags to create spooktacular bags

for children in need. 

as kits *inlc. totes + alphabet stencils

Washi Tape Clipboards to Donate 

Using tons of different patterns of washi tape, teens will decorate clipboards.

These much needed items will be donated to those in need.

as kits *inlc. clipboard + washi tape

Jars

Bucket List Jars 

Teens will create a  jar filled with all of their fun bucket list items! 

They will also decorate them with stickers, washi tape + tags. 

as kits, inlc. jar + materials

Crafts in A Jar

Teens will decorate a jar with washi tape, stickers + more.

Next they will add some crafty items for more fun at home!

as kits, inlc. jar + materials

Good Vibes Jars 

Teens will create a  jar filled with good vibes phrases + actions.

They will also decorate them with stickers, washi tape + tags. 

as kits, inlc. jar + materials

The Kindness Exchange  

Teens will create a jar filled with inspirational

messages. They can then bring them home me

to gift to a family member or friend. 

as kits *inlc. jar + materials 

Memory Jars for Assisted Living Residents 

Teens will create a memory jar filled with nostalgic questions

for assisted living residents to reflect on. 

This is a wonderful way to give back as all jars will be donated. 

as kits *inlc. jar + materials 

Snowman Mason Jar  To Donate 

Create an adorable snowman mason jar with white chalk paint

and black acrylic paint. We will add a cute face, carrot nose and a 

plaid scarf. Dress for A Mess for paint

as kits *inlc. jar, white paint, ribbon, buttons, orange nose, + tutorial

The Gift of Time 

Teens will create a  jar filled with activities that they can do with 

mom, dad, grandparents or other family members. 

They can then give their jar as a gift to their family member to enjoy! 

as kits *inlc. jar, materials + tutorial

Arts & Crafts 

$395, 1 hour 

Adventure Box

Teens will design a wooden box with an adventure theme! 

They can store their favorite items in them at home.

 Bad Art! 

Teens will take part in a  bad art challenge. 

Everyone will vote for their WORST creation and

a gift card will be awarded to first place. 

PLUS everyone keeps their creations. 

*Dress for A Mess for paint

 Beach Frames

Design beautiful frames with shells. starfish and other embellishments. 

Then add your favorite picture! 

as kits *inlc. frame, paint , sand, + tutorial 

Beach Totes

Teens can choose from hundreds of stencils to

create their very own beach-themed tote bag!  

as kits *inlc. totes, beach-themed stencils + instructions

BFF Totes for Your Pets! 

Using stencils and/or creating their own art,

 design totes to hold your pet's favorite things! 

as kits *inlc. totes, paw print stencils + instructions

Canvas Wars! 

Teens will take part in a canvas art challenge. 

Everyone will vote for their favorite creation and

a gift card will be awarded to first place.

PLUS everyone keeps their canvas. 

*Dress for A Mess for paint

Craft Wars! 

Teens will take part in crafty challenges.

+ create items for their bedroom.

 A gift card will be awarded to the winner! 

*Dress for A Mess for paint

NEW! Monogrammed Button Art

Create a beautiful piece of
monogrammed art using buttons + your creativity! 

NEW! Nature Collage

 Gather some favorite items from nature, including leaves, twigs and more!
We will create a beautiful piece of art at library.

Extra items will also be
provided to add to your collage.

NEW! Pressed Flower Bookmarks

Teens will create pressed flower bookmarks,

to hold a spot in their favorite books! 

as kits *inlc. clear bookmark + flowers

NEW! Pressed Flower Cards

Teens will create pressed flower cards to give

to someone special + brighten their day.

as kits *inlc. special paper + flowers

Recycled Mixed Media Art

Bring in a few photos from home + create some amazing mixed media art

We will also use recycled items likes books + paper. 

as kits, canvas + some materials*

Stencil Art 

Using stencils + paint, teens can create their own

beautiful piece of art to keep. 

*Dress for A Mess for paint

as kits *inlc. canvas + flower stencils

Tote Bags to Keep 

Teens can choose from hundreds of stencils to

create their very own canvas tote bag! 

as kits *inlcudes a tote + alphabet stencils  

Washi Tape Clipboards

Using tons of different patterns of washi tape, teens will decorate clipboards.

These will come in handy to hold special documents! 

as kits *inlc. clipboard + washi tape

Wooden Craft Wars! 

Teens will decorate wooden crafts + compete for a $10.00 Amazon card!

Everyone gets to keep their crafts. 

*Dress for A Mess for paint

Wood Slice Art 

Using acrylic paint, teens will create unique pieces of art

onto wood slices. 

as kits *inlc. 3 wood slices, paint + brush

SEASONAL HALLOWEEN PROGRAMS: September/ October

Mummy Jars 

Create a fun Halloween-themed mummy jar sing gauze,

googly eyes + fabric. 

Trick or Treat Bags 

Create a fun trick-ot-treat bag using Halloween-themed stencils

Store all of your delicious candy in them! 

Shrinky Dinks

$395,  1 hour

*Due to time constraints, please note that teens will bake their

shrinky dinks at home. All materials and instructions will be provided in class,

and they will take key chains home for their creations. 

Fandom Shrinky-Dink Keychains

I will bring in an assortment of Fandom Shrinky Dinks.   

as kits *inlc. paper, prints, keychains + jump rings

Hamilton Shrinky-Dinks & Soundtrack Party

I will bring an assortment of Hamilton images 

 and teens will create their own jewelry

or keychain using shrinky dink paper.

as kits *inlc. paper, prints, keychains + jump rings

Hunger Games Shrinky-Dink Keychains

I will bring an assortment of Hunger Games images Shrinky Dinks.   .

as kits *inlc. paper, prints, keychains + jump rings

Pride Shrinky-Dinks

I will bring an assortment of pride-themed images 

 and teens will create their own creations using shrinky dink paper.

 We will then attach them to key chains & add a charm at home. 

*Due to time constraints, please note that teens will bake their

shrinky dinks at home.

as kits *inlc. paper, prints, keychains + jump rings

Stranger Things Shrinky-Dink Keychains

I will bring an assortment of Stranger Things Shrinky Dinks.   

They will then attach them to key chains at home.

as kits *inlc. paper, prints, keychains + jump rings

80's Party Shrinky-Dinks

I will bring an assortment of images from the 80s +teens will

create their own 80's creations using shrinky dink paper.

They will then attach them to key chains at home with the charm of their choice. 

They  will add either a cassette tape, retro bicycle or a #11 charm.

I will also play an epic 80's playlist to go along with the theme

while they create them! 

as kits *inlc. paper, prints, keychains + jump rings